Monthly Archives: March 2015

MHI Annual Membership Meeting – Tuesday, March 31 at Howard Hall

Memphis Heritage’s 40th Annual Membership Meeting was held on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at Howard Hall.   Memphis Heritage receives $1 million donation Full article written by Thomas Bailey Jr. @ The Commercial Appeal An anonymous donor has given Memphis Heritage $1 million for its preservation work, the organization announced Tuesday night at its 40th annual membership meeting. The unrestricted donation ...

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Thank you Hal B. Howard Jr. 1925 – 2015

Thank you Hal B. Howard, Jr.  A great, most generous and kind man. He will be missed by all who knew him. June 1925 – February 2015 Last month Memphis Heritage lost a very dear and loyal friend, Hal B Howard Jr. Hal, who gave MHI its beautiful headquarters, Howard Hall in 2006, passed away at his home in Palm ...

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Thankyou for having a Cocktail with us!

A huge thank you to Kacky Walton for being our celebrity bartender for this event! Cocktails for a Cause raises money and awareness for local non-profits in the Memphis area through a monthly happy hour. Featuring celebrity bartenders, signature drinks that change monthly and a gathering of like minded people who want to support the great work being done by Memphians! Kathy ...

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MHI 2015 PRESERVATION SERIES – SO FAR

By contributing writer Charlie Lambert   We’ve had two of the five Monday night gatherings for the annual MHI Preservation Series. This year the topic is Memphis a Mid-South Movie Hub. Vincent Astor, author, collector, and charter member of MHI, is the main speaker and M.C., offering a variety of movie-related topics to a sold-out series at 7:00 PM each Monday in March. So ...

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Keystone March-April 2015

The Keystone is a publication of Memphis Heritage, and the voice of the Memphis Preservation Community. The Keystone advocates preservation of historic resources in Memphis and Shelby County and features news and stories about local history, preservation, neighborhoods, community development, architecture and the environment. Our readership includes our members and others interested in neighborhood affairs and public issues relating to community ...

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Film Row: What the Public Doesn’t See

Thanks everyone for turning out last night for “Film Row: What the Public Doesn’t See”, our second evening of this years Preservation Series. Look forward to next Monday – “From Films to Stages, Adaptive Reuse” – the re-purposing and maintenance of two historic movie theatre buildings, the Circuit/Memphian building and the Evergreen/Ritz building. Playhouse on the Square Executive Producer Jackie ...

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